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Bernina Express

How to travel Switzerland by train in just five days

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For some globetrotters, spending two weeks in Switzerland is wishful thinking. This five day itinerary is allows you to maximize...
Monte Tamaro Hike in Ticino

Tamaro to Lema is the ultimate Ticino autumn hike

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Autumn in Ticino means some of the best hiking opportunities. And we conquered one of the most scenic and challenging trails of all, the Tamaro-Lema...
Circolo Sociale Montagnola

5 typical "grotto" restaurants not to miss in Ticino

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Summer bliss in Ticino involves food, and the best food can be found in a typical grotto. Here are my favorite Ticino style restaurants...
Monte Generoso Ticino - Fiore di Petra

Why we fell in love with Monte Generoso in Ticino

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Monte Generoso has always been one of the most important attractions in Ticino. It offers one of Switzerland's oldest cog rail trains combined with...
Hotel Villa Orselina, Ticino

Our stay at Hotel Villa Orselina was 100 percent pure bliss

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Many ways lead to the five star Hotel Villa Orselina. It is majestically located in the town of Orselina, high above the roofs of Locarno. On this warm...

25 unmistakable signs that you grew up in Ticino

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Once you've visited Ticino, your life will never be the same again. But if you insist that your nonna cooks the best risotto...
Ronco sopra Ascona in Ticino, Switzerland

These pictures prove that spring in Ticino is the best

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Gelati, grotto or lago are just a few Italian buzzwords that those living in Switzerland’s north know by heart. Spring in Ticino is simply...
ViaGottardo Hiking Trail

Did you know there's a trail connecting Basel and Chiasso? It's called ViaGottardo.

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The history of the ViaGottardo trail dates back to the 13th century. The trail crosses Switzerland...

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